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about all the blessings that you've given to us. and we praise your name, lord, and we thank you for the opportunity that we have to give to other people during this time of the year. so, we just pray that you would bless this time together and pray these things in jesus' name, amen. >> amen. >> and now, ladies and gentlemen, i'd like to introduce to you our executive director [speaker not understood]. (applause) >> the salvation army san francisco center is a state licensed [speaker not understood] recovery program. at any given time upwards of 200 people are here on-site, go through the program and get their life back together. our residential capacity is 106 single adults with up to 30 families and up to 52 kids with those families. you're not likely to find many treatment programs with child care program and also a licensed detox facility, but we have them here. we are truly a place for new beginnings and we have been that place at this location for 40 years. all those years we've been celebrating thanksgiving with our friends. as evidence of our thanksgiving history, i have
the bay. so thank you. >> good evening, folks. thanks for having us here. we're just honored to carry on the great work that san francisco is doing into another part of the world. san francisco has been a leader in sustainability here in the u.s., and we're going to go and carry on the wonderful work our community, as well as our educators and leaders have been doing. so thank you for the honor. thank you for recognizing us. thank you world savvy and we appreciate and we're honored and thankful. thanks again. >> and just in closing i wanted to give my heartfelt thanks to commissioner mendoza for the commendation, but for the many years of championing the work that world savvy does in the district. thank you. [ applause ] >> okay. thank you commissioner mendoza. our left commendation is in recognition of lowell high school for attending the national blue-ribbon school recipient award. superintendent carranza, would you make the presentation? >> thank you, president yee and we would like to recognize lowell high school as a national blue-ribbon school for 2012. and here this evening
aye. okay item six a please be advised that the ringing of any use of cell phones and pager and is similar producing devices are prohibited at this immediate meting and you will be ordered to be removed from the room for any use of the cell phones pager or any other similar electronic device, please be advise the that the public has three minutes to make comment on any genta item unless the port commission adopts any other item. >> the commissioner has adams has requested that we begin the succession with the pledge of allegiance so please stand and join us in the pledge of a leg, [pledge of allegiance] i pledge allegiance to the flag, of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. . >> thank you. >>> thank you.. >> sorry all right commissioners i believe the item has been called so good afternoon thank you for your time today and you good afternoon to awful you in the audience, you are one popular guy because i see a lot of great people here today if you all get up and le
for people to visit and we are going to clear much that have landscaping away and use natural native san francisco coastal plant to lament and create a place that we think is more inviting to use, more a traghtive and also, put interpretation again here about the site and possibly the silo art as well. >> thank you and can we go back to crank copark? >>> absolutely. >> love that one. that one. so i couldn't understand the differences between the initial phase alternate a and phase -- the difference --. >> so the initial so until the process of cost estimating the cost estimators estimatinged the total cost is twie million dollars but they are dealing with drawings that are very conceptual and not a whole a lot different than than general take off and is so when cost estimators look at project those details they put a 50% contingency on those costs right off the path bath and so that puts us at 33 million and top of that another 32% for detail design work the project management the construction management the resident engineer and is all of the permits necessary for it and that p
of comments some observations about bob that we all wanted to share for all of us lucky if you have to work with bob each of us received something special confidant. mentor figure father friend and for those of you who have not met bob yet make it a point do so because he is a genuine warm and caring person. he ept hepatthrough terrible disaster such as 9-11 and the economic meltdown he helped us process per keeping pier 39 a clean friendly place to visit and under bob's direction it became the most visited pier and total sales have grown to million dollars of dollars till today. bob bob's legacies to pier 39, fisherman's whof and to the city thank you bob.. >> for he is a jolly good fellow ... and nobody can deny," "... (applause). . >>> so is anyone he will going to speak?.. >> go ahead susan. >>> while you are completing all your hugs, susan reynolds again director of real estate. bob i want to wish you well in requirement, but don't be a stranger and thank you for all your support and everything that you have done including leaving pier 39 in very compatible hands capable hands
of the maritime business is the services that attract boats and ships and keeps us going in business. but commuter ferries and excursions are really kind of the core business of the port's maritime sector. if you take a look at it. we average, we carry on average 3.2 million ferry passengers annually these are commuter passengers moving between home and work expense and is we transport over 3 million excursion passengers annual low people looking at sites alcatraz and golden gate bridge. and then we see international cruise ships that alleged violentors to and from the port and crews members aboard those ships speak to our ferry services, you're, our ferry services operate chiefly out of the downtown ferry terminal behind the ferry building. they also operate out of peer 39, and 41 in the north. the gate b number downtown ferry terminal is for the north bound lanes such as value lay hough and gate e is for ala immediate a eoakland and island services blue and gold fleet does the operation and is the maintenance of all of these vessels and they will be describing that activity to you in a mome
a from the period between 1905 and fine 26 it started to be used for what he will use and that is one of the things that drove the filming along the san francisco water front. this is the film today and you will see it in yellow and it really stands out as one of the areas that needs attention in mission bay. as the as you heard so eloquently from david port staff isel contempt plating the develop of this park and the earn part of eastern part of city was cut off from bay access and so this is one of the a pennities that we strive to provide and so this development is contemporary plating 3.5 million square feet of mixed use development and unto a thousand unit of residential and up to one .7 million square feet of commercial office space with ground floor retail and approximately 2800 to 3,000 parking spaces with over 8pm acres of parking space and the proposed plan to to be flexible and this is a phase development that will happen as early as 20 scene, 207 in the initial phase and it's hard to tell now what the right mix of office vs. residential is so the zone something proposed
certain restrictions on both parties, the utility, in our case pg&e and on us as a cca. broadly speaking it prohibits either party from misleading customers. it requires that any expenditures that pg&e incurs to actively market against the program cannot be reimbursed by rate payers and shared by shareholders. it allows pg&e to answer questions and educate about their program and how it compares to our program. it requires both parties to work with the california public utilities commission public advisor's office to create a comparison document that would be made able by all parties on the two program offerings. so that gives you some of the key elements. >> and the code of conduct you said is in the process of being approved or is approved. >> so a proposed decision was drafted and sent out for comment by the cupuc staff. it then by state statute sits before the body for not less than 30 days before the commission may adopt, hold, or modify and then adopt the item. >> very good. do we expect that the way it is now to change dramatically? that some of the restrictions could be cha
for joining us. it was nice to meet you. and thank you for telling us about your beautiful mural. thanks for watching "culturewire." >> hello, i am with the recreation and parks department. we are featuring the romantic park location in your backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in santa and cisco with someone special. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of
folks have called us and said "hey we're hearing about this program and we're interested". we're going to allow some commercial customers that seem to be expressing more than of an environmental consciousness based interest in our program to sort of cue up and be participants in this program, so we our -- our prime area focus is residential but we will let commercial customer who is are interested be part of the program and make sure that we hear from them and right size the program commitment, that 20-30-megawatts and talk to some of those folks and if they will commit early, and to the extent there are -- there's more interest in the program from that sectorra than we expected we could have a wait list so as residential customers opt out we could say small commercial customer we will take you off the wait list and put you in the program. they will receive the same opt out notification treatment that residential customers in the deep green customers we're focusing on will receive so it's compliant with the requirements of the state law. so what are we going to say when we're on your
was at the 40th birthday party for twin peaks and the owners of the bar actually came up it me to thank us all for doing this. so with that said, mr. chairman, if there are no other remarks, mr. barett from planning can give us an update. >> good afternoon, supervisors moses barett, planning department. the hpc program looks not only for significance but also underrepresented property types. oral history interviews with several patrons with long associations with the twin peaks were conducted by planning staff. this forms the basis for the research and documentation of the history and importance of the resource. both on the september 19th twebt 12 and the october 17th recommendation hearings, the historic preservation commission voted unanimously for historic preservation, both the exterior and the interior of the bar based on its significance. the bar first opened in 1975. the bar was opened in 1972 by two lesbians as a fern bar. the twin peaks tavern, housed in an intact 20th century building, the bar retains its expansive windows and other character-defining windows and continues to ser
campos' leadership. so, with that let me ask supervisor campos to come and join us, please. >> all right. let me read it into the record. item 10.3, authorizing the director to accept and expend $6.7 million in fy 2013 transit sustainability project funding from the mtc, to be used for the free muni for low income youth program and the light rail vehicle rehabilitation project from the mtc to be used for the free muni for low-income youth program and the light rail vehicle rehabilitation project. >> supervisor, good afternoon. welcome. >> good afternoon, mr. president. , commissioners. thank you very much for giving me this opportunity to address you today. and if i may, i'd like to begin by asking all of the community members who are here to speak in support, to be here in support of free muni for low-income youth to please stand * so that you can see them. >> good work. >> thank you very much. thank you very much. you can sit. thank you. as you can see, there are many supporters here and the overflow room as well. and i also want to acknowledge the many youth and parents and community
shadow pr proposed 181 fremont will not have adverse impact on use of union square pursuant to planning code section 295, the sunlight ordinance. b, portion be allocated to the proposed project 181 fremont street and adopt finding under the california environmental quality act and adopt mitigation monitoring and reporting. we presented this item for review at the capital committee. we are speaking on the same presentation. we provided a bit more information as you received, an additional attachment under attachment e. you received updated exhibit 1 also under e. so full packet should be available to you. i should be able to do a presentation. joined by kevin guy from the planning department. if you have questions for him as well. thank you. >> as you can see this is a map of the transit center district plan that this commission also reviewed with the planning commission in october. the 181 fremont site is identified with an arrow. here is a map that shows the vicinity of the project. the project is a 54 with seven residential unit, qualifies for lead gold, environmental certification pr
fiberoptics. i thought possibly they might use something that would be from cell phone to communication. that way be able to get on the loud speaker system. another park in looking over the betty anne long is the structure of the place. i don't know that i got the message yet. i got to look. looks down and i thought they should have a structure and take a once look over, a crack on different floors. there were crooks on the corridor parts. office parts. they are not too bad. i think the facility was informed and fulfilled the safety requirements, thank you. >> is there any other general public comment? >> good afternoon commissioners, general manager of recreation and park department. members of the public. a little food for thought for you to chew on over thanksgiving. and hopefully you won't choke on it. september 11th, 2011 mayor willie brown, given advance warning of the nation's worst terrorist attack since pearl harbor. if only he had have told betty anne ong not to travel on september 11th, then we wouldn't have had to have -- >> i just have to remind you, that was a tragic event
and the planning department, you know using usually in their filed files have the radius maps and the mailing list. >> well i don't have that. >> bauer but you are given a set aren't you? who does the mail, what happens is the mailing information is provided to us from the applicant via the affidavit saying this is rue and accurate and we use that information as part of the area that is to be notified all of the individuals to be notified. >> may i have that answer back? >>> what happens is the applicant as part of the application provides us with the mailing labels and the postage very similar to the planning department and their notification requirement affidavit we use that information as part of the department's notice. >> okay. sorry to interrupt you i wanted to make sure i heard that. >> no it's the same we are getting to the same point. >>> thank you. . >> commissioners i think we need to verify that the notice was appropriate and that it was accurate and that the comments that were made and the information in the brief was not new information. even though i voted agai
and organizers on the occasion of the 2012 international human right s day. [ applause ]. >> let's us vote first. roll call, please -- or any other comments on this? commissioner mendoza? >> i wanted to thank sandy and the recs foundation and if you think about as something this complex can be interpreted through the arts and performed by students on the stage in the auditorium, you walk away breathless and it's remarkable. it's an incredible interpretation of some amazing work that we have done in our country and i just want to appreciate the translation that you have done of the work, and we look forward to continuing to work with you on our schools. >> if you haven't had a chance to get out there to see it, please do [stkpwhro*-frplt/] thank you, roll call please (roll call ) six ayes. >> thank you. >> is there a presentation of the certificate, commissioners murase and mendoza? >> i am sandy, the executive director of the recs foundation and it is a great honor to be here tonight to receive this. i want to start by thanking commissioner mendoza. i was actually in the spring in 2006, w
with the legal requirements of the practitioners and therefore, i'm not -- like you are going to have to give us briefing on the jurisdictional issue and how it is that the delay could in fact, i mean if a more plausible circumstances? >> it's arguable. >>> the 60 cities going to dispute that it's jurisdiction to impose a penalty for an act that took place when the practitioner was not state licensed. >> that is removed. >>> the state will argue that. but -- it also d ph will argue that when the are confronted with evidence that this is thousand a conforming business under state regulations. >> but after fact after the oches, by here's the thing that gives us pause it's in business and professions code friction 12 subsections 22 and it says no pro vision of any ordinance enacted by a city, county or city and county that is in effect before the effective date of this chafter and it requires a licenses permit or other authorization for compensation will be enforced to an vivid certified as chapter or massage business or massage established establishment that employs or uses only persons
sides and this they are taking the least used sign and put it in a new dinings and beverage service and so we think that is significant and there will be for that, then there is going to be generating roughly $350,000 of additional revenue to the port. so $350,000 investment and $350,000 potential return and no rent credit or rent abatement is being offend. so, number three, the benefits of the direct negotiations out weight the competitive bidding well we think there are significant public benefit to this so we are improving our visit visitor experience, we also have they are going to commit to keeping the public rest rooms even, and clean and supervised which, is essential to a positive visitor experience in the whof and so with that i kindly request your approval. thank you ask i have a motion? >> motion to accept >>> second. >> is there any public comment on this item? >>> commissioner any questions or comments? seeing none, all in favor? >> aye resolution 1294 has been approved. >> tim nine d is to request to enter into expwhreurve with barbecue of llc., the m
to the port of fran and i can clearly see and use the -- to reach a half a million and i'm very supportive of this and like i said, i never thought this day would come but it's going to happen and i'm very supportive. >> >>> okay search excited about the new cruise terminal but i don't know if questioner excited about the cost. definitely excited about the new cruise terminal. and just trying to understand the numbers and looking at the proms limits for phase two and the change between what was approved and what is being requested today is free much million? is 43 million and i know you discuss the may be 11 million? i don't know if we discussed the whole 43 million and where the costs are and why it's so much. okay. >> i'll take up the 43.254 million is the estimate for the phase two budget. i think why the costs are so high, i would ask kim to give more details, i think that it's a combination of the large site, the cost of reconstruction, and the maritime improves required for the operation and then having many other parts including security a very robust security program, major
. >> and normally when you use a tunnel boring machine at the end of the project, that tunnel boring machine comes out and it i guess goes onto another project somewhere to dig again? >> yes. typically these machines have a useful life. the particular machine that's being used to construct the central subway are brand-new machines. so, they have a significant -- quite a bit of useful life left in them. >> all right, thank you. >> other members of the board? mr. reiskin? >> yes, i guess i want to add a bit more context and explanation and perhaps offer that, since we've been working very closely with supervisor chiu, justin true from his office may want to add a few words prior to public comment. but the supervisor is presenting over at a board meeting at the moment. first, i want to clarify that -- and i think this was a little bit perhaps misconstrued in some of the media reports. what we're not talking about is recommending an extension to north beach or not, or voting on a station to north beach for north beach or not. the current approved project that has, that has been fully designed, that ha
to the community members and to us that you wouldn't have put it on here for option 4 if you didn't think it was at least, you know, well within the realm of possibility. and, so, two questions. would it help us, would it help you in your political and other efforts if we were to change the whereas clause that sort of suggests all of the approvals and funding have to be obtained by february 1st to essentially say they all had to be lined up or, you know, presumed to be feasible by february 1st, number one? and number two, would it help you if, as one of our valued constituents said, that we really change the resolution to say we're directing you to make option 4 happen to the extent you can? or do you really read it that way right now? >> to the latter, that's what i read and i read it as a direction from the board to make 4 happen. >> good. >> in terms of modifying the whereas to speak to the spirit of having everything lined up such that we know that, say, option 4 is certain as opposed to every last approval in place, i'm fine with that. >> well, i think -- and i'm glad you said that a
us. mike was one of our founding board members way back when we created the transbay joint powers authority and was very supportive over the years. he served as our first chairperson and was there with us in the initial years of moving the project forward. mike was a member of the caltrain board of directors and also a former san mateo county supervisor, mayor of daly city and san francisco police inspector and not only served on our board, but numerous other regional transportation boards and we'll always be appreciative to mike for all of his work in the area of transportation, as well as his commitment for those in need. we extend our sympathies to mike and his family. i would also like to thank director reiskin, because a few board meetings ago director reiskin suspected that suggested that we look into that and found it's viable and could save us money and we modeled after the department of public works and caltrans regulations, allowing for savings during the bid submission and bidders will be encouraged to submit their value engineering proposals that will decrease the bid
in particular is the only park in the heart of the neighborhood. it is used daily by seniors, by children and other low income and immigrant residents from our community for exercise, recreation and community gathering. it is a space heavily used. it is important to the district, to the community and in much need of repair. while there are a few other playgrounds, there is really a great demand for more open space for this very dense neighborhood. it would benefit the health and well-being of the residents. that is why our office urges the commission to support the resolution before you, thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker. >> president buell, commissioners, general manager ginsburg, ms. mcarthur, my name is phil chen. i'm the chair of the committee for better parks and recreation in china town. the committee is a voluntary organization that has worked with the commission of open space issues over 40 years. we starred in 1969 despite attempt business a developer to turn a playground into a garage. i'm here to speak on the proposed regulation regarding prioritis for the transbay open
, the private product that we were licensing, using through a license, was bought by a county office of education? >> originally they started out as the county office product, san joaquin county invented it and sold it to this company that could not handle the demands across the state and so they gave back to san joaquin county because it was not cost-effective. >> so when we started to license it, it was under the san joaquin license? >> i would have to go back and check the records. they put in for a three-year contract and it came back from contracts saying that we don't have three-year contracts with vendors in our districts. at that time consultants were attached to it, because we were training our teachers and staffs with consultants. this year when they put it through, they didn't realize it needed a k reso and it was the transition, because it's just software this year. we have a new budget person and also a new program administrator. so they were learning the processes, but it's been a continual product that we have been using as well. >> okay. >> i am interested in th
neighborhoods have banned or required conditional use for restaurants because they feel there's an overconcentration of restaurants in their neighborhood, while other neighborhoods encourage restaurants because they like to encourage their use. what supervisor olague's ordinance would do is take properties currently zoned nc3, which stands for neighborhood cooperative moderate scale and turn them into the fillmore mcd the boundaries of the ncd fit within the old boundaries of the redevelopment area for the western addition. i believe it went all the way to bush street, which is where this neighborhood district would end. the ordinance would also remove the minimum parking controls and institute maximum parking controls, this is a trend throughout the city and fits with the city's transit first policy. it would down zone sign requirements from nc3 standards to nc2 standards, and allow a 5 foot high bonus for properties that are 40 and 50 feet from the area. the supervisor would like this continued to the beginning of this year so we will probably be asking for a continuance t
beach station, which is something that we very much support. option number 4 gives us the best of all possible worlds. it eliminates on-street disruption while at the same time providing a staging ground not only to take out this [speaker not understood], but another tunnel boring machine for fisherman's wharf and also for the construction of the station. so, we very strongly support option number 4. >> thank you, sir. next speaker, please. >> lorenzo petroni, claudine chang and [speaker not understood]. >>> hello, i lived in north beach for 55 years. north beach is going through very challenging situation right now. there are people hanging on their businesslike this. i'm not against the project, but what i'm against is [speaker not understood] in north beach. we don't need to do the extraction in north beach. let's leave like they do in new york the machine on the ground, and then you reuse it later on. you don't have to do anything. you do that, everything will be cool. [laughter] >>> do you understand what i mean? north beach, lot of the little business in north beach are going to
will not be on the agenda. we will put that off, make sure it is properly posted. with that let us proceed. >> just a reminder to everyone. if you can please turn off any electronic sounding devices. on public comment. general public is item number four. it is again item number 12. so general public comment. you can comment on any items on calendar, but if it is not on calendar we ask you comment under those items. each person will have three minutes under public comment. we ask in order to allow ample time for all there is not a conversation going back and forth. to have your public comment and the commission can ask to answer questions afterwards. with that we are on item 2, the president's report. >> thank you. there are a couple items i want to announce and go over. one, we have had a couple ground breakings and completed projects. i want to congratulate the staff. go out and see a first-class facility. they restored a clubhouse and to make sure it got properly treated. we had a great ground breaking of the boedecker park in the tenderloin. i want to thank the commissioner that. is a true publ
, it was no, absolutely not. that's north beach, that's us. the chinese community said no. so, thank you very much. you make your decision better than the one they do. >> next speaker, please. >> kathleen dody, maria [speaker not understood], and [speaker not understood]. >> good afternoon. >>> hi, kathleen dooley. i'm here speaking today as a representative from the north beach business association and chinatown cdc. we have written a joint letter that i'd like to read to you today in support of option 4. the chinatown community development center is a proud long-time supporter of the central subway. with the north beach business association, we endorse the concept of an extension to north beach and fisherman's wharf. we support director reiskin's proposal to study extraction of the tunnel boring machine at the pagoda theater with an alternative of behring the tbm under columbus avenue. we also support the mta's efforts to plan for a station at the pagoda theater and additional stations to and from fisherman's wharf. this will create a north-south connection that serves the eastern edge of s
commission meeting and can you refresh us to the terms are? isn't that what they're doing and come back and this is the bull budget once we get that first piece of work done with them, correct? >> right. so what we were hoping is that after today's presentation you have a higher comfort level with what this whole plan looks like opposed to hearing about it in pieces. you have the full plan that you would be comfortable at our next commission meeting releasing the balance of the funding and allowing us to go forward with that contractor. the commission had limited us to $100,000 early task order with davis and associates. that allows -- has allowed us to consult with them in putting this program together. that allows us to begin the work to be able to launch the poll in january that we talked about here, so hopefully with this fuller conversation and description and the written plan itself that you have before you will feel comfortable with action -- not at this meeting but at the next meeting of the public utilities commission to release funds. we're not asking you to release the fu
culture artists is here tonight. jason, thank you for being on culturewire. tell us about some of your posters that we have here today. >> most of the posters here are four specific shows or tours. i am hired by the bands or the venue. >> what is the inspiration behind these posters? >> no, disease of the related to the bay and, of course. music -- it is related to the band, of course the musical content or isn't related to the bed. album covers can come from anywhere. ♪ ♪ >> class actress was great. we have been having so much fun. i did not realize how beautiful the cal academy looks than that. what other events take place here? >> we do corporate events that night on a regular basis. but nightlife is your best bet to come in as a regular person pharmacy the academy at night, and visit with friends. calacademy.org/nightlife. we have details for the next few weeks. you can get tickets online in advance or at the door. >> thank you so much. thank you for watching culturewire on sf gov tv. >> i love teaching. it is such an exhilarating experience when people began to feel their own
general matters, we do not use any individual's names. thank you. [ reading speakers' names ] go ahead and press the button and state your name. >> my name is jay cossac and i'm counselor at george washington high school. and i have some comments. i am talking about the a-g requirements. and one of the goals of the school district is accountability. promises to the parents and the students. and i would have to say as a counselor and i feel like i know this area really well, that this was not met so far with the class of 2014. and to start now when they are juniors, the question is what was going on before? i knew what was going on before. i knew what was going on when they were freshmen. we would have conversations about it in our counseling department all the time. how did it get this way? so now we're scrambling. okay? and it's really -- the question to all of you is not the product -- not the end product, but how did we get there? if you don't fix the dynamic it's going to continue on. instead of having the public relations department have excuses about we don't have money
and you are with us or not and we welcome and join arms with the naacp, who have said, by the way, they are getting not one dime. not one penny and going out and raising their own funding to support our students at mlk and in the spirit of martin luther king jr., who went to jail because he wanted a better future, we're going to do whatever it takes to ensure that our kids have a better future at mlk. but as you think about this, i want you to think about 8, 3, 33, and 17. and when we start talking about those numbers being 100%, then we're talking about what the real work is about. [ applause ] >> so we're going to move on to -- >> president yee? superintendent, i am from martin luther king. >> i'm sorry, do you have a speaker card? >> i don't have a speaker card. >> i'm sorry. >> i am asking if i could say a few words, please? >> no. you don't have a speaker card. >> i just wanted to thank superintendent carranza for taking a stand and for those watching online, letting them know the reality of what is really going on. if he is bold enough to take a stand, i hope and a
came up for us to learn more about this, we took it. for about 6 months we surveyed 300 tenants who lived in sro's and apartments in all 11 districts to find out how much second hand smoke affected them and if they would be interested in a disclosure policy. we found 57 percent of tenants had neighbors who smoke in their units and of those people, 59 percent reported secondhand smoke drifts in their apartment. they reported having someone in their unit whose illness was made worse by secondhand smoke. many people didn't have enough information to make an informed decision about where they were moving. only 40 percent reported knowing when they moved in and 72 percent said they would want to know. this legislation will do three things, owners must include the smoking designation of the unit in residential vacancy unit and to any applicant prior to entering into a lease agreement. owners must provide a list to rental applicants who are offered the unit showing the designation of all units in the building that are smoking optional and the list will be updated and available to all te
you have any revision on the blueprint. >> they are using the bay yard averaging, i don't have clear photos on the adjacent property to the -- i don't know what direction it would be to the left, i don't have the north arrow on the plans unfortunately yes, unfortunately there is no but the property that does have to pop out we want make sure that,that is at least two stories in height it appears that it is and in order to qualify you have to be at least two stories high and so we want to conform and i look on some aerial photoing's on the ipad and it confirmed that and that is why i suggest if you go adopt revised plans that they are complying. >> okay. thank you. >>> thank you. mr. did you havey anything? okay? we can take public comment then is there any member of the public that would like to speak on this item okay seeing none, then commissioners matter is submitted. >>> i'll start. i believe that at the conclusion of the last hearing i made a number of statements related to the body and design of this building. my concerns centered around the rather and how it is
on the track work thats was done at eureka curve, not only is it a new way for us to deliver projects in terms of using our own work force, but it's a training opportunity to stretch the skills and once again prove that we have some terrific crafts men and workers here. so, i'm sorry to go long, but thank you. >> thank you, john, very much. >> yeah, thank you. i think while we're on the topic, i want to -- we've had a rough couple of days here in the muni system. i think i just want to kind of do a quick recap on yesterday. i think john explained what would happen. it may have been related to some of the storms we had which were quite unusual saturday night into sunday. it did cause -- we lost the subway from about 6:00 p.m. yesterday evening for the rest of the night. but thanks to the work of the crews all night long, got it up and running in time for morning rush hour. that older legacy system that underlies the atcs is scheduled for replacement. you have already approved the project and the funding for it. so, it's another investment in the upgrade of the system that will lead to improved
:00 and recommend approval. with five proposed conditions which are attached in your packet. >> commissioner tell us a little bit about your business operation. >> good evening, my name is robbie, acting general manager for naan-n-curry. and actually, it took a little time to put together a presentation to just kind of tell you about what naan-n-curry is. it comes to a lot of surprise, but this restaurant has been at this location for approximately 9-plus years now and going on a decade as you can see. we serve indian and pakistani cuisine. one of the things that makes this restaurant important to the local community is that it serves the food which is kosher and vagan and vegetarian and which is some what of an odd where you know which places have this type of service out there and it has been doing that for over close to ten years, at this location and i think that the following two years prior to that at a different location in the area. we have actually unbenounsed to the ownership, they were not needing the fact that they needed to extend the hours, at one point, this restaurant has operated as
sidehonn to give us time to get everything together. >>úk needed in order#;ba4Ñ to allow>b» the papers to be prepared, briefing to happen after thehpmla9epf verification takes place. >> early march? march 20? >> i would say march 20 might be... >> $ >> so is that the date then in the÷gg:z's motion? >> yes(ç &jz nná8b. >>wi::nñ so the motion then is to grant the request on the basis of possible manifest injustice with a new hearing dates of march 20, 2013. on that motion, vice president fung,9 president hwang, aye. commissioner lazarus aye. commissioner honda, aye. (ú$>c#k2i-that motion isad,bhó granted. the board's prior decision is thrown fresh with a new briefing and a new hearing date on march 20,.,b 2013. thank you% 5 $jpi>w . 4-c rehearing request regarding subject property at 150 california street, the board received a letter from second street merchants requesting rehearing of appeal 12-126d,b!mh-!m decided november 147mk,7÷ 2012. at the time the board votedl 2-2-1, to uphold them(c
he was running a hotel. and the use of the building, no matter -- no longer matched what was on the permit, which was a threexo!,a+xg9i6náu residential building. as far as me6f work on the 311, i'm not3:zp0Ñ quite sure exactly what 311ó understanding is when david filed an appeal before i filed mine asking for -- saying he needed more time, in case he needed more time, it was kind of in reserve, but my understandingm:( #7> was he filed an appeal, the work stopped. and in fact, when i went down and filed that appeal, i was told that the work had already been stopped -- or any motion, forward motion had already been stopped because of the appeal david had filed -- i think -- i don't know if it was a week or a number of days before my appeal. i think he'seg time. i think he was given back all the time that he attributes to the neighbors and the planning department wasting his time,?fpád basicallyh#( af. and as far as needing the garage to accommodate his disability, he's been renting it out i know he's been renting
which gives us the power to site unpermitted venues, we cannot permit them. the good news is that you just permitted them, now we can... all we want. >> thanks. >> okay, thank you very much. we are moving on to number 3,... >> i know that this is solely based on... >> is there any public comment? >> sorry. >> seeing none. >> thank you. >> we are going to move along to number three, the police department comments and questions. >> good evening, commissioners and staff, central station, steven mathiason we were expecting more incidents over the thanksgiving weekend it is usually a spike there but it was not and we are happy to say that did not occur. as far as different incidents in the district on december second there was a street robbery with guns at 571 broad way that is right near center folds. five males approached two victims and robbed them right on the street and they fled the area and there is a pending investigation. december second, at 9:30, the victim had her cell phone stolen. and december second at 2:00 a.m., the victim had her cell phone stolen from the roof at the ruby
artists. welcome to the show, deborah. tell us how this program began 20 years ago. >> the program began 20 years ago. our founder was an environmentalist and an activist and an artist in the 1970's. she started these street sweeping campaigns in the city. she started with kids. they had an exhibition at city hall. city officials heard about her efforts and they invited her to this facility. we thought it would coincide with our efforts to get folks to recycle, it is a great educational tool. since then, we have had 95 professional artists come through. >> how has the program changed over the years? how has the program -- what can the public has an artist engage with? >> for the most part, we worked with metal and wood, what you would expect from a program like ours. over the years, we tried to include artists and all types of mediums. conceptual artists, at installation, photographers, videographers. >> that has really expanded the program out. it is becoming so dynamic right now with your vision of interesting artists in gauging here. why would an artist when to come here? >> mainly, a
francisco downtown parking board to finalize use agreement for the 5th and mission garage. i've been speaking the last several days with the city attorney's office and actually this afternoon with mr. roberts and mr. katari. we have a few remaining issues with respect to the lease termination. it is the expectation those remaining issues will be resolved and the language finalized no later than friday at 12 o'clock. i've discussed that with mr. katari. the staff recommendation as the board understands it is to approve the lease termination subject to the ability to ratify the language provided that it remains substantially similar to the agreement before the board and we agree with that recommendation. >> sir, thank you. anybody else care to address the board? if not, we need to do the amendment first as described. there is a motion to approve the amendment. is there a second >> second. >> discussion all in favor say aye. >> aye. >> opposed? okay. [laughter] >> okay. the man is willing to wait three hours to tell us he likes [speaker not understood]. [laughter] >> i'm not going to st
and hurricane sandy has shown us that. that if there were nor localized power 4,000 people wouldn't be out of power right now so i am supportive of moving forward as quickly as possible with the education and outreach that needs to happen. i also concur with president torres and this is organic and evolving and this financing piece is really an important discussion to have and i would welcome having that with the lafco to talk about if the possibility of local build out over this four year contract could reduce the rates and the question of the bond and $4 million bond and i would love for the cfo at the puc look at that and give a briefing on that, so i am wondering in short order we're . -- we couldn't have this presentation and understanding we're going door to door and putting numbers out there into the community but i think that needs to happen. this program needs to move forward. it's been a long time. not just with this program, but as we heard from the installation of the first solar power in the 70's it's time to take action and move forward so thank you very much. >> thank yo
to add some gas to the bus on thursday. so we want to invite everybody to come and join us. >> can i just one thing? i just want to recognize the district and the superintendent for doing this. this is perfect. it's spectacular. i have been asking for something like this, i think for ten years. since i saw that other districts did things of this nature. i think it's great not so much because i like it, but because -- >> you do like it. >> i do. i love it. this kind of primary outreach marketing and communication tool that we need with the general public. so thank you very much. >> commissioner fewer. >> president yee, if i may add onto to superintendent carranza's announcement i'm respectfully asking the pac and to extend a warm work for advisory committees and cac to make sure all of our partners are involved in this achievement. >> commissioner fewer i agree with you in terms of outreach. i was always envious of the other districts and we never had anything. so i want to close this meeting tonight and just one last word that i will miss you all. sitting here with you and yo
has been one step forward giving us all the financial information that we needed to complete our audit and for that we thank management staff. i would be happy to answer any questions? >> are there any questions? if not, thank you for the report and the presentation. seeing no questions, can we move to our next and last item? >> yes. item no. 8 is the approval of the minutes of november 19, 2012 meeting. >> i have to abstain. >> we have a motion and a second. >> we'll take a roll call vote. director lloyd? >> aye. >> director mett kav? metcalf? >> aye. >> we'll have to carry this forward. >> so we'll take a motion to continue this item to the next board meeting. >> so moved. >> we have a motion and i believe we can do that -- >> what will change next time? >> the two will always abstain because they weren't here. >> i wasn't able to attend the meeting. >> what will change? >> i apologize. >> so you may review the meeting minutes that are available online and confirm that the meeting minutes accurately reflect the activity. >> okay. >> >> so we have a motion to con
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